Ryan Anderson played his last game with the Magic seven months ago. When he returns to Orlando on Wednesday, it might seem more like seven years ago.
Management has changed. The coaching staff is completely different. Only two Magic players are expected to get minutes who had been teammates with Anderson last May.
Its going to be different, obviously, said Anderson, a forward who was traded to New Orleans last July, said of his first visit back with the Hornets. Its a completely different team and staff. But going back to that arena will be exciting. I was part of the team that started off that arena, with the fans and the great atmosphere.
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